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Schoolboy, 13, spends TWO DAYS with
pencil stuck in hand after hospital
sent him home and made
him wait for operation

Daily Mail [UK], by Harriet Cooke

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 11/16/2012 8:20:50 AM

A thirteen-year-old was left in agony after a hospital sent him home twice with a pencil embedded in his hand. Robbie Appleby-Socket, of Askern, Doncaster, was larking about with his friends when the six-inch pencil wedged inside his skin, leaving him in severe pain. His mother Emma rushed him to Doncaster Royal Infirmary´s accident and emergency department, where he was told to come back the following day for an operation. But when the pair returned the next morning, they were told Robbie’s name was not on the list, and the operation would have to be rescheduled for another time.

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Maybe NHS hospitals will start handing out free phones when they can´t fit an injured child into their surgical schedule.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Halfvast Conspirator, 11/16/2012 8:33:48 AM     (No. 9017933)

See, running with a pencil does cause problems!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Now or Never, 11/16/2012 8:53:35 AM     (No. 9017982)

Coming to an emergency room near you soon.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 11/16/2012 8:54:37 AM     (No. 9017986)

as long as you don´t run with scissors. Imagine coming in to that hospital with scissors sticking out of your body!!

Antibiotics and a bandage. Unbelievable. I suppose someone should say it - welcome to obamacare...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Hermoine, 11/16/2012 8:56:33 AM     (No. 9017991)

Ahhh...this just takes me back to the Olympics and those adorable children dancing around beds that spelled out the NHS. It´s all for the children isn´t it? Well, except for this one poor lad, Robbie...he must be the Charlie Brown of the UK.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: mickturn, 11/16/2012 8:59:25 AM     (No. 9018002)

I would have pulled it out myself and stuck it in the most prevalent part of the NHS thug!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: earlybird, 11/16/2012 9:10:39 AM     (No. 9018026)

Looking at that photo, I cannot for the life of me figure out how this 13 year old got that jammed in there while "larking about" with friends.

Our local hospital ERs have orthopedic surgeons on urgent call around the clock. At least they do now. What they´ll have after we go NHS here is anyone´s guess.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: fotomom557, 11/16/2012 9:25:19 AM     (No. 9018070)

Egregious malpractice. The risk of infection and the possible loss of the hand ... whoa.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Eheu Fugaces, 11/16/2012 9:27:32 AM     (No. 9018075)

And this is the type of health care that the Democrat Party bosses have foisted on us, the English model, which Obamacare is based on.
Enjoy.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Salt5792, 11/16/2012 9:27:37 AM     (No. 9018076)

Under Obamacare, the Death Panel would have ruled on whether the boy´s life was worth saving at all.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: choey, 11/16/2012 9:27:55 AM     (No. 9018080)

Sorry about that knife in your back. Come back in about 4 years and maybe we can remove it.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: CEP, 11/16/2012 9:29:24 AM     (No. 9018082)

Coming to America right away with Obamacare. Obama could just say, I didn´t say you´d get care just that health insurance would be free.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: mrduc, 11/16/2012 9:36:33 AM     (No. 9018095)

#4, we just weren´t looking closely enough. All those children twirling around on all those beds had little pencils stuck in their little hands.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: lancelink1, 11/16/2012 9:55:48 AM     (No. 9018158)

The Post Orifice only lost $15 billion last year. I´m sure the government will get it right with our health care.

obama is awesome.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Mollygoose, 11/17/2012 3:59:50 AM     (No. 9019938)

If he had been in the US he might have had to wait behind 27 illegals with earaches and sore throats, but he would have eventually been attended to.



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